As COVID-19 spreads, governments are responding with drastic measures to combat the pandemic’s health and economic impacts. In the mining industry, the virus has harmed workers, disrupted supply chains, and halted operations in many nations. The crisis presents commodity-specific risks to supply and/or demand, which is reflected in ongoing price volatility throughout the sector. There is a risk that countries dealing with this unprecedented crisis may adopt poorly designed policies that may have long term implications.
The following information and events examine key policy implications for governments and actions being taken by governments to address this rapidly evolving crisis.
June 02, 2020
Le 26 mai 2020, ATAF et IGF ont organisé un webinaire sur le thème des nouvelles mesures de politique fiscale pour le secteur minier face au COVID-19.
Join us Wednesday, June 10, at 9 a.m. Ottawa / 3 p.m. Geneva as we look at the impacts of COVID-19 on employment and earnings in the mining sector.
Date of event:June 10, 2020
Spanish webinar exploring mining tax policy responses to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Date of event:May 29, 2020
A French webinar exploring mining tax policy responses to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Date of event:May 26, 2020
May 04, 2020
In the COVID-19 era, governments may find themeselves both facing force majeure claims from companies and making force majeure claims themselves.
May 03, 2020
Argentina, Colombia, and Peru have released mining-specific COVID-19 protocols, we have summarized the key elements in these guidelines.
Join us May 13 to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on supply chains and local content policies.
Date of event:May 13, 2020
April 23, 2020
Partners IGF and ATAF answer questions stemming from their webinar exploring mining tax policy responses to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Webinar exploring mining tax policy responses to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Date of event:April 16, 2020